Diploma Leadership and Management BSB51915 (CRICOS 091221M)

Career Opportunities

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who apply knowledge, practical skills and experience in leadership and management across a range of enterprise and industry contexts. Individuals at this level display initiative and judgement in planning, organising, implementing and monitoring their own workload and the workload of others. They use communication skills to support individuals and teams to meet organisational or enterprise requirements.

Effective leadership and management skills will make you an asset in any industry. Our students find jobs in roles such as: Operations Manager, Team Leader, Project Manager, Office Co-ordinator.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed to show that you have achieved the skills and knowledge required by the course. Assessment may include written, oral or practical assessment methods. You will know in advance about the type of assessment and how it will operate.


Course Duration

This course can be studied 15 hours face to face and 5 hours online/distance per week.


Offered over 2 days per week to enable you more flexibility.


Course duration is 12 months, full-time study (includes 44 teaching weeks & 8 weeks Holidays depending on the date you commence your study). This course has 3 study periods of 15 weeks each approximately.  As this training is competency based, completion dates can vary from student to student however cannot exceed the nominal duration.


Can I apply?

Year 10 or equivalent with sound achievement in Maths and English (IELTS Score 5.5 or above). Should you not meet the IELTS score of 5.5 you must undertake a minimum of 6 months English Language Studies at OCT or another reputable English college.


Minimum age of 18 years at time of enrolment.


What qualifications will I receive?

On successful completion of the course you will be awarded the Diploma of Leadership and Management. As part of the Australian Qualifications Framework this program is nationally recognised.

What opportunities for further studies will I have?

Credit transfers may be available into related diploma and advanced diploma courses.

What will I study – Course Outline

Code Unit of Competence C/E
BSBLDR501 Develop and use emotional intelligence C
BSBMGT517 Manage operational plan C
BSBLDR502 Lead and manage effective workplace relationships C
BSBWOR502 Lead and manage team effectiveness C
BSBWOR501 Manage personal work priorities and professional development E
BSBFIM501 Manage budgets and financial plans E
BSBMGT502 Manage people performance E
BSBINN502 Build and sustain an innovative work environment E
BSBHRM405  Support the recruitment, selection and induction of staff E
BSBPMG522 Undertake project work E
BSBRSK501 Manage risk E
BSBMGT516 Facilitate continuous improvement E